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Toasting the Impact of Jewish Vintners

YU Museum Gala Pays Tribute to the Herzog Family, Celebrating Wine in Jewish Life and History  On Wednesday, June 21, the Yeshiva University Museum held its annual gala at City Winery in New York City. Titled “The Vine Cheereth: A Celebration of Wine in Jewish Life,” the event paid tribute to the Herzog family and the


Board of Trustees Welcomes New Members

Dr. Lewis J. Rubin and Andrew Herenstein Appointed to Yeshiva University Board of Trustees The Yeshiva University Board of Trustees confirmed the appointments of Andrew Herenstein and Dr. Lewis J. Rubin to the Board at its June 13 meeting. Herenstein is a co-founder and co-portfolio manager of Monarch Alternative Capital, a New York-based private investment


Connecting Alumni to Shapers of the NYC Skyline

YU Real Estate Professionals Hosts Presentation by Marc Holliday On June 15, the YU Real Estate Professionals hosted a presentation by Marc Holliday, CEO of SL Green Realty Corp, titled “One Vanderbilt: A Transformational Development Project with Private and Public Benefits.” The presentation took place at Morrison & Foerster LLP and was sponsored by Meridian


YU Welcomes New Advancement VP

Alyssa Herman Appointed Vice President for Institutional Advancement Yeshiva University President Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman has announced the appointment of Alyssa Herman ’92S as vice president for institutional advancement. An alumna and accomplished chief development officer, Herman brings more than 25 years of leadership experience to the position, including a successful track record in raising major


Torah Tours Hits The Road

Yeshiva University Students Enhance Shavuot Celebrations in Communities Across North America and the United Kingdom This Shavuot, more than 70 Yeshiva University students traveled to 17 communities across North America and the United Kingdom to share their love of Torah and enliven holiday celebrations as part of the Aaron and Blanche Schreiber Torah Tours. “Every

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Illuminating the Holiday Prayers

New Volume in Mitokh Ha-Ohel Series Shares Insight and Inspiration from University Scholars  In Judaism, lengthy holiday prayer services can inspire reactions that range from uplifted to frustrated. The text, the additional services, the Torah and Haftarah readings, while intended to convey the themes and significance of these special days, can often seem foreign to